Fulton County

Man dies after kitchen fire spreads to upstairs bedroom

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — A man died Tuesday evening after a kitchen fire spread to an upstairs bedroom at a south Fulton County home, officials said.

The fire occurred on Ponderosa Court just outside College Park, Fulton County Assistant Fire Chief Jack Butler said.


Butler said the victim, believed to be between his 40s and 50s, is the brother of the homeowner, who was not home.

Two others lived in a basement portion of the home, but were able to escape, Butler said.

The victim’s name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.